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posted Feb 15, 2018, 9:29 AM by Westminster United Church

You are invited to join us for a Card & Games Party on Tuesday, February 27, at Forest Hill United Church (Kitchener) from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., starting with dessert buffet.  Tickets are $15 from Forest Hill Church office (mornings) or Margot White at 519-742-6047.  Bridge, Euchre, Hearts, Cribbage.... come join the fun!  Proceeds support an adopted child overseas.


posted Feb 15, 2018, 9:27 AM by Westminster United Church

Join the City of Waterloo to evaluate the progress on their Age Friendly Action Plan!  The City of Waterloo joined the World Health Organization’s network of Age-Friendly Cities in 2012, and they aim for all residents to age safely, enjoy good health, and participate fully in their community.  You are invited to attend ONE of the following sessions:

            Tuesday, February 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

            Monday, February 26 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Both sessions occur at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (101 Father David Bauer Drive) in the Hauser Haus Banquet Hall.  Everyone is invited to this free event, but please RSVP via e-mail at or phone 289-241-3804.  Wheelchair accessible, free parking, refreshments provided.


posted Feb 9, 2018, 9:55 AM by Westminster United Church

Calvary Memorial United Church is offering a retreat in the midst of the busyness of our daily lives.  A Week of Guided Prayer is an opportunity for individuals to pray scripture, be companioned in listening to God and to grow in their relationship with God in community with other seekers.  This year’s Week of Guided Prayer will take place Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m. to Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Calvary Memorial United Church (91 Gruhn Street, Kitchener). Information pamphlets and registration forms can be found in the hallway.  Registration is limited to first come, first served acceptance.  For additional information, call 519-744-9696 or e-mail


posted Jan 23, 2018, 8:33 AM by Westminster United Church

You are welcome to join Cold Mountain Internal Arts as they celebrate The Year of the Dog on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Calvin Presbyterian Church (248 Westmount Rd. E, Kitchener).

·         Open Workshops starting 9:30 a.m.

·         Lion dance by Jing-Mo Kung Fu at 3:15 p.m.

·         Tai Chi performances and demo’s starting at 3:30 p.m.

·         Pot-luck after (so bring food!)

For more information, contact

City of Waterloo SENIOR OF THE YEAR Award

posted Jan 23, 2018, 8:32 AM by Westminster United Church

Please consider nominating someone in your community for this prestigious award. The nominee must be 65 years of age or older, and be someone who has contributed on a voluntary basis to the enhancement of life in the City of Waterloo. Award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony at City Hall in June 2018. Nominees’ voluntary activities may have been in fields such as the arts, community service, education, environment, humanitarian activities, sports, or other areas where they have had an impact on life in Waterloo. Nominations must be submitted by the end of March 2018. Help the City of Waterloo to recognize its deserving older adult volunteers. For more information and nomination forms, please visit


posted Oct 25, 2017, 6:55 AM by Westminster United Church   [ updated Nov 10, 2017, 7:15 AM ]

Fridays at First, the Friday night Out of the Cold site is in need of a few volunteers. This is a meal and fellowship program on Friday evenings, with no overnight stays. We particularly need a couple of people for:

- 2:00 until 4:30 for drop in

- 4:00 until 7:00 for kitchen help

- 7:00 until 10:00 for hospitality and clean up.  

If you would like to volunteer for any of these times on one or two Fridays a month, please contact Cathie at or call her at 519-589-2303.

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